Employment Status: Full-time, "exempt" position included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).
Work Schedule: Generally, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Evenings and weekends as needed. Ability to travel extensively, both within the U.S. and outside the country.
First Review Deadline:The filing period has been extended and will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
Position Summary: CSUSB invites applications and nominations to fill the position of Associate Dean and Executive Director of the College of Extended and Global Education (CEGE). Reporting to the Associate Vice President, College of Extended and Global Education, the Associate Dean and Executive Director is responsible for providing direction, managing and overseeing the College of Extended and Global Education, as well as promoting comprehensive internationalization through collaborative efforts with academic colleges, departments and centers.
Required Application Materials: All applicants must submit 1). Letter of interest or cover letter, 2). Current resume or curriculum vitae, 3). Three professional references who can provide assessments of your professional experience, accomplishments and prospects for success in this position, and 4). Diversity Statement – may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 250 words).
The College of Extended and Global Education works with matriculated international students and scholars at the university. The college also coordinates international activities at CSUSB and is responsible for developing partnerships with institutions across the world. It assists students in the pursuit of education abroad opportunities, handles recruitment, advising and student services for approximately 1,000 international students, and provides services to CSUSB faculty for organizing short-term study abroad programs, as well as in applying for grants, scholarships and awards.
The Associate Dean and Executive Director is also responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive international recruitment plan CSUSB.
The Associate Dean and Executive Director is expected to be entrepreneurial in the area of international program development and have experience managing immigration and advising services. The incumbent is responsible for institutional compliance with federal and state laws and regulations that pertain to international students and scholars, as well as compliance with California State University (CSU) and campus policies. The incumbent serves as Primary Designated School Official (PDSO) for the F-1 student program and Responsible Officer (RO) for the J-1 exchange visitor program.
The incumbent plays a critical role in developing and implementing the comprehensive strategic plan for international education and leads university efforts in increasing international student enrollment and achieving other university strategic goals. The incumbent is responsible for enhancing existing programs, developing new initiatives, promoting global learning, and increasing education abroad participation, as well as promoting campus-wide internationalization.
The Associate Dean and Executive Director serves on the campus-wide Council on International Affairs and is a member of the leadership team of the College of Extended and Global Education. He/she is responsible for providing leadership in developing and achieving goals in support of the College and University mission.
Applicants Must Possess the Following:
Master's degree in a field related to international education, international studies or other related fields.
Eight (8) years of experience with progressive responsibility in the field of international education administration, including a minimum of three (3) years of administrative and supervisory experience with fiscal management responsibilities.
Three (3) years of experience as DSO or PDSO and knowledge of United States visa regulations, rules, and regulations that pertain to F-1 and J-1 categories; demonstrated knowledge of USCIS regulations for immigrant and nonimmigrant populations; and the Department of Homeland Security regulations and Immigration and Customs Enforcement regulations regarding foreign students and scholars in the U.S.
U.S. citizen or permanent resident, as required by Department of Homeland Security, to serve as a primary designated school official (PDSO).
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong and effective management and supervisory skills.
Experience with student advisement practices and education abroad programs.
Demonstrated experience with fiscal responsibilities, including developing and managing budgets.
Demonstrated success in promotion of diversity among faculty, staff and student.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work at all levels in a large, very diverse public university.
Knowledge of and ability to implement university, state and federal regulations for international and study abroad students.
Demonstrated success in advancing and implementing a strategic plan that promotes campus-wide cooperation and collaborations among faculty, staff, students, academic departments and centers, to develop international initiatives, programs and policies.
Ability to create and lead a team by maintaining a positive, cooperative, and productive work environment keeping in mind of the diverse workforce from various cultural backgrounds.
Experience in developing and designing support services, including advising, and programming to foster student engagement in an international education office.
Doctoral degree in a related field.
Ten (10) years experience in international education programs administration with demonstrated experience in managing a complex international education office.
Membership and active participation in international education related professional organizations.
Proficiency in a language in addition to English.
Experience in living, working, or studying abroad for three months or longer.
Experience with H1B visa regulations and processing.
Experience and knowledge in risk management for both in-bound and out-bound students; with demonstrated experience with best practices in risk management.
Successful record of advancement, fund-raising, grant writing or similar activities.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
Additional Salary Information: Depends on Qualifications
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.